24:05:25:08. Additional group members for specific learning disabilities. The determination of whether a child suspected of having a specific learning disability is a child with a disability shall be made by the child's parents and a team of qualified professionals, which shall include:
(1) The child's regular teacher;
(2) If the child does not have a regular teacher, a regular classroom teacher qualified to teach a child of that age;
(3) If the child is less than school age, an individual certified by the department to teach a child of that age; and
(4) At least one person qualified to conduct individual diagnostic examinations of children, such as a school psychologist, speech-language pathologist, remedial reading teacher, or special education teacher.
Source: 16 SDR 41, effective September 7, 1989; 17 SDR 30, effective August 27, 1990; 23 SDR 31, effective September 8, 1996; 26 SDR 150, effective May 22, 2000; 33 SDR 236, effective July 5, 2007
General Authority: SDCL 13-1-12.1, 13-37-1.1.
Law Implemented: SDCL 13-37-1.1.
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